The Gambia ~ A Birdwatcher's Paradise   With MODOU BARRY

Welcome! I am a well known Gambian Ornithologist, with over 15 years experience.

I can arrange bird watching trips during your holiday, throughout the length and breadth of The Gambia, at very reasonable cost. I am a member of the RSPB and WABSA and I'm listed in the Bradt Guide to The Gambia. I am based at the Kombo Beach Hotel.

Some of the coastal areas that we can visit are: Koto Stream, Cape Creek and Crocodile Pool, Bund road, the Lamin rice fields, Yundum, Tanji Nature Reserve and the Faraba Banta Bush Track Bird Reserve, Brufut forest, Marakissa rice fields, Pirang Fish Ponds, Abuko Nature Reserve.

If you have a few days to spare there are more exotic species further up country:
Tendaba Camp, Georgetown or Basse Santa Su.
This would involve 2 / 3 nights - 3 / 4 days. The cost would include accommodation, creek trip at Tendaba, guiding and transport. See photos and comments from some of my clients over the years.

I am now taking bookings for the 2019 / 2020 season.

" Under the guidance of local guide Modou Barry, our birding trip to The Gambia was off to a great start, he has such a wealth of knowledge and understanding of bird behaviour, it added so much more to our trip than we anticipated. A delightful experience, his extensive experience and knowledge in the field always shone through.

The thing that impressed us most about Modou is that he is a real dedicated birder, his enthusiasm and dedication through the week was so much so that we managed to see over 160 species of birds. Appointment times were greatly respected and prices were relatively reasonable. We would not hesitate in recommending Modou to any person thinking of a visit to The Gambia for Bird Watching.

He is a valuable resource for anyone who is considering a birding trip to The Gambia, from organising transport, entrance fees to Nature Reserves and food. Last of all, also trying to make sure of finding that most special bird that you wanted to see while in The Gambia. "

William Edmond and George Murray Gladstone - Scotland                              more testimonials and pictures

Modou Barry
30A Grant Street
Banjul, The Gambia,
West Africa

tel: 00220 703 1278        email:

Feel free to phone or email me, saying when and where you will be staying,
and I will meet you at your hotel. I will be happy to discuss your requirements with you,
and I offer a reliable and professional service - Birding is my Business!

As advertised in
Bird Watching magazine
every year 2007 to 2019


. . from Goliath Heron to Egyptian Plover, Carmine Bee-eater to African Golden Oriole, Red-Legged Fin Foot to White Backed Night Heron . .

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